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Can people with no capsular bag behind the lenses regain vision?

Yes, there are ways that an intraocular lens may be placed in an eye that has had the cataract removed along with the capsule of the lens, but the medical situation is likely to be much more complicated that simply inserting a lens. If the eyes have good visual potential, the vision should be correctable with the proper external lenses (spectacles). These spectacles are usually very thick and not very desirable, but they do significantly improve the vision. If spectacles do not improve the vision, it is likely that greater problems exist and the placement of an intraocular lens will not be the answer. I urge you to seek a comprehensive ophthalmologist for an appropriate evaluation.

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